Python randomly select items or elements from list. Through this tutorial, i will show you how to randomly select item or element or n items or elements from a list in python.

## How To Select Random Item From A List In Python

- Python randomly select item or element from the list
- Python randomly select multiple items or elements from the list

### Python randomly select item or element from the list

You can use the python random.choice() method; that returns a random item from the non-empty sequence-like list:

- Import random in your python program.
- Then declare list of items.
- Select randomly an element from list using random.choice().
- At the last of program print result.

import random data = ["samsung", "tata", "amazon", "flipkart", "mi"] print(random.choice(data))

**After executing the program, the output will be:**

amazon

### Python randomly select multiple items or elements from the list

You can use the random.sample() method; that returns a random items from the non-empty sequence-like list.

- Import random in your python program.
- Then declare list of items.
- Select randomly n element from list using random.select().
- At the last of program print result.

import random data = ["samsung", "tata", "amazon", "flipkart", "mi"] print(random.select(data, 2))

If you want to select 2 random elements from the list, and then you will pass 2 as the second argument, which suggests the number of elements you need in the list.

**After executing the program, the output will be:**

['samsung', 'flipkart']

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